Welcome Winter

Are you an international newcomer? Would you like to share experiences with fellow newcomers and students at your new university? At the beginning of the Winter Semester, we offer several events and activities that will prepare you for your upcoming student life at TUM.

Program 2020

The service fair Fit for TUM from October 5th to October 9th  2020 is the perfect place for newcomer students to find information on all topics concerning your student life at TUM. You can inform yourself online about financial aid, accommodation and living in Munich, sports, student associations and much more.

"They don't mean it like that" - how to understand German university life

Studying in a foreign country is both exciting and challenging at the same time. This interactive lecture reveals cultural characteristics in Germany. You will get intercultural advice and recommendations that will help you to survive at a German university.

Online lecture with Prof. Dr. Stefan Schmid

  • Date: Friday, October 30th 2020, 14:30 - 16:45 h (CET)
  • Online Registration: closed
  • Language: English
  • Places: 25 students
  • The lecture is offered online via Zoom. The link has been sent with the registration email.

Are you an international newcomer? New study program, new university, new home, new country and being in a new environment – we can imagine there is a lot you want to talk about. We want to support you in meeting your new challenges. Our long experience with international students at TUM helps us to understand and guide you. Find out in what ways our student advisers could help you!

Language of presentation: English

  • Date: Friday, November 13th, 12:00 – 13:00 h (CET)
  • Online Registration: closed
  • Language: English
  • Places: up to 300 students
  • The lecture is offered online via Zoom. The link will be sent with the registration email.
  • Please note: This infosession took place during the service fair Fit for TUM as well.

As an international newcomer at TUM, a great number of things are new to you: your new study program, your new university, your new home and the challenging situation of online courses. Together with other newcomers it is a lot easier to face these challenges.

Although the workshop is taking place online, it is going to be interactive as well as inclusive in order to getting to know various international TUM students. The aim of the workshop is to discuss ways on how to get to know fellow newcomers and students online and how to deal with intercultural situations while studying abroad.

Online Workshop with Isabel Reible, Kulturlernen

  • Date: Saturday, November 28th 2020, 12:00 – 17:00 h (CET)
  • Online Registration: closed
  • Language: English
  • Places: 20 students
  • The lecture is offered online via Zoom. The link will be sent with the registration email.

Events of our partners

Also during Corona there are interesting offers for everyone interested in languages at TUM.

The interactive online language café is your weekly opportunity to apply language skills in a relaxed atmosphere and to meet other students, especially internationals.

Don't worry, the language café is very interactive and not a static video call. Groups are created very intuitively and without a moderator. The language café is suitable for learners of all languages and language levels. Just drop by: Every Tuesday 4 p.m. - 6 p.m. Learn more on how it works in the TUMi app: tumi.esn.world/events

TUMi also organizes other interesting online events that you also find in the TUMi app.